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merchant princes by well-nigh two thousand years, though deprived of many advantages which science has bestowed on the latter, he was not essentially different from him either as a man or as a trader. He was characterized by the same love of gain, the same shrewdness, and the same enterprise, and often achieved as wonderful success. In all these respects the ancient was the peer of the modern merchant. One thing only we may claim for our own times: Christianity has certainly implanted in us a deeper sympathy with the rights and the feelings of our fellow-men, and a greater abhorrence of their violation. THE END. ...